peppy

adjective
pep·​py | \ ˈpe-pē How to pronounce peppy (audio) \
peppier; peppiest

Definition of peppy

: full of pep

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Other Words from peppy

peppiness noun

Examples of peppy in a Sentence

At 75 years old, he is as peppy as ever. a group of peppy cheerleaders The song was a peppy little dance number.
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And with similarly matching outfits by peppy labels like Standard Issue and John Elliott also making successful bids for everyday-wear status,... Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "Is It Ever OK to Wear a Sweatsuit Out in the World?," 27 Feb. 2019 The Gerbera variety, recognizable by their large flowering heads, is available in an assortment of peppy hues, which gives them the additional meaning of cheerfulness. Carly Orleach, Woman's Day, "How to Make Fresh Flowers Last Longer," 15 Feb. 2019 In the case of T-Series specifically, those videos are an endless series of fun Bollywood songs: peppy, entertaining, and posted daily by the dozens. Aja Romano, Vox, "PewDiePie resides at the center of what seems to be a growing divide between YouTube subcultures," 14 Dec. 2018 Nothing about that sounds particularly inventive, but watching a sea of talented kids (and some dorky, but adorable adults) pull off their best dancing moves to create a bouncy and peppy video is endlessly entertaining. Julia Alexander, The Verge, "In defense of TikTok, the joyful, slightly cringe-inducing spiritual successor to Vine," 5 Nov. 2018 Sunday's episode of Outlander was a far cry from the (mostly) peppy premiere, with Claire and Jamie realizing that life in America isn't all sunshine, roses, and patriotic eagles flying in slow motion. Mehera Bonner, Harper's BAZAAR, "Outlander Season 4 Episode 2: Claire and Jamie Face the Realities of Life in America," 12 Nov. 2018 Up until 1995, most of her modeling jobs required the peppy, smiley spirit favored by teen magazines—a tough image to navigate while still a teenager in suburban New Jersey. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "An Iconic Delia’s Model Remembers the Brand’s ’90s Heyday," 5 Nov. 2018 All three cards support peppy Class 10 speeds, with the 64GB and 128GB versions rated as UHS-3 and the 256GB at UHS-1. Ian Paul, PCWorld, "Boost your storage with Samsung's superb EVO Select microSD cards at all-time low prices," 30 Oct. 2018 That peppy lead single swerves and snaps with falsetto word-salad and an earworm riff, and the video shows Longstreth surrounded by tropical birds bopping to the beat. Zoë Madonna, BostonGlobe.com, "Rays of light from Dirty Projectors on ‘Lamp-Lit Prose’," 11 July 2018

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First Known Use of peppy

1914, in the meaning defined above

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peppy

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of peppy

chiefly US, somewhat old-fashioned
: full of energy or enthusiasm
: able to move fast

peppy

adjective
pep·​py | \ ˈpe-pē How to pronounce peppy (audio) \
peppier; peppiest

Kids Definition of peppy

: full of brisk energy or liveliness

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